Victor J. Gold
Victor Gold, Senior Vice President and Dean of Loyola Law School, a William M. Rains fellow, earned myriad accolades as an esteemed legal educator and administrator during his two decades at Loyola Law School. A prolific scholar with dozens of law review articles to his name, Gold earned an Excellence in Teaching Award from the graduating class of 2007. Gold’s tenure as associate dean for academic affairs from 2000-2005 saw an increased focus on Loyola Law School’s national stature, a drive to recruit top-notch professors and an emphasis on faculty research.
Gold teaches and writes primarily in the areas of contracts, evidence and remedies. Widely considered one of the country’s top experts in evidence law, he has penned several books on the topic, including one with fellow Loyola Law School Professor David Leonard. Possessing an uncanny ability to explain legal issues, Gold served as a CBS legal analyst from 1994-97. Prior to teaching at Loyola, he was a law professor at Arizona State University and an associate at Nossaman, Krueger & Marsh. Gold graduated Order of the Coif from UCLA Law School, where he was an editor of the UCLA Law Review.